Students will learn processes for score reduction, and transposition to the keyboard (piano). Enhancement of the score learning process, broadening of repertoire and understanding of composers' orchestral styles will be attained through selection of material.
2 hours seminar/week.
Ongoing assessment of student work (100%). Ongoing assessment of student work (100%). As this class is Mandatory for Masters in Conducting, students without any keyboard skills will be auditors, and be required to submit an essay of 6000 words, outlining the skills that have been taught.
This unit is only available for students enrolled in Masters of Music Studies (Conducting).
It is advantageous for the student to have functional keyboard skills, familiarity with transpositions and clefs along with well-developed score reading skills